Professor Paul Roche
Faculty of Health, Sport and Science, University of South Wales
President of ASE Cymru
The Universe as a Classroom –
Inspiring Learners using Astronomy
and Space Science
As well as regularly capturing the public imagination, astronomy and space
science are ideal topics for inspiring learners of all ages to study STEM subjects.
This talk looks at how educators since the Apollo era have motivated students
through exposure to, and involvement in, cutting-edge astronomy and space
When & Where
Cerian Angharad ASE Cymru
The Association for Science Education (ASE) is the largest subject association in the UK. As the professional body for all those involved in science education from pre-school to higher education, the ASE provides a national network supported by a dedicated staff team. Members include teachers, technicians and advisers. The Association plays a significant role in promoting excellence in teaching and learning of science in schools and colleges. Working closely with the science professional bodies, industry and business, the ASE provides a UK-wide network bringing together individuals and organisations to share ideas and tackle challenges in science teaching. The ASE is an independent and open forum for debating science education, with unique benefits for members. It provides a unique range of services to promote high quality science education by developing resources and fostering high quality Continuing Professional Development.